The Porsche Race to Shenzhen turns its eyes to Toronto and Cincinnati after the first week of hard court tennis in the North American summer.
WTA Staff
August 7, 2019

With the first week of the North American summer hard court season in the books, the Porsche Race to Singapore turns towards back-to-back Premier 5 events in Toronto and Cincinnati this week, with points and pole positions on offer as the Race winds towards the US Open.

Although there no movement in the Race Top 10 last week, World No.9 Aryna Sabalenka is the biggest mover after finishing runner-up at the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic.

Read more: Surging Sabalenka soars past Vekic into San Jose final

The Belarusian reached her second final of the season, after winning the Shenzhen Open in January, in San Jose and moves up 12 spots to No.17 as a result.

Other minor movers in the Top 16 include American Amanda Anisimova, up one spot to No.14 after reaching the quarterfinals in San Jose, and Croatia's Donna Vekic, who moves up three spots to No.16 after reaching the semifinals.

San Jose champion Zheng Saisai, who knocked off four seeded players en route to her first career title at the Premier-level event, also moved up 17 spots to No.38.

Here's how the Porsche Race to Shenzhen stacks up for the week of August 5: